WHOF Class of 2017 announcement

Terry Sellers already knew he’d been selected for induction into the Wiregrass Sports Hall of Fame.

The Dothan High graduate and resident of Perry, Ga., who coached Georgia College State’s basketball team for 21 seasons, said the honor “really hit home” when he and his brother, Wayne, went into the Dothan Civic Center on Friday and saw the plaques on display.

“I had never seen them. Just looking at all those plaques – so many of those players and coaches that I grew up watching and admiring – just to be a part of that group is a special honor to me,” Sellers said during a press conference announcing the 2017 class, which will be inducted on Aug. 12 at a banquet and ceremony at the Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center.

Sellers is one of nine inductees in this year’s class. The others are Brundidge native John Faircloth, who ran the Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) for 27 years; Bobby Sirmon, a former Dothan High football coach; Randy Hicks, a former coach and long-time youth sports official; Al Griffin, a former Headland High student-athlete and basketball coach; Eddie Barnes, a Wiregrass high school basketball , Wallace College and Florida community college coach; Les Snead, a Eufaula native who played at Auburn and is now the general manager of the Los Angeles Rams; Bobby Pierce, the former head baseball coach at Troy University; and the late Jack Carr, a former four-sport standout at Abbeville High School.

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